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Restaurant memory

Spokane, Washington
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Restaurant memory

I'm traveling through Eureka this fall, my first time back to the region in over 30 years. In the mid to late 70's I ate often at what appeared to be a converted house operating as a seafood processing facility and restaurant. Great food and a window to the area where fish were iced and loaded for shipment. The crab canelloni was my favorite. Does anyone remember the name and is it still in operation? I know it is a long shot so other recommendations are also welcome.

Eureka, CA
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1. Re: Restaurant memory

Would that have been Lazio's? They do still process and pack a high-end tuna in olive oil, but the restaurant is no longer in business.

Currently, the best bets for fresh seafood (restaurants) would be

Cafe Marina on Woodley Island, run by the same folks who have the Samoa Cookhouse,

Sea Grill, consistently fine seafood dining in Old Town,

Waterfront, in Old Town,

Bay Front One (used to be The Ritz, now on the boardwalk) for excellent sashimi

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2. Re: Restaurant memory

It might be Weatherbee's that you remember and it's gone too. I second bedofroses in a recommendation for Sea Grill and Waterfront!

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3. Re: Restaurant memory

You might have been at Lazio's. They have been closed for maybe two decades now. If it was on the water, it was Lazio's. Weatherby's was tiny, but looked like a house and on Hwy 101. There isn't anything quite like they were, but for seafood you can check Avalon, great chef, local foods including seafood, 3rd & G St; Sea Grill 3rd & E St, with a salad bar; and Japanese restaurant Kyoto, Fst near 4th. Crab is not in season in the fall, but you may catch the tail end of the salmon season. Some places may have crab on menu, but it has been frozen. For Italian try Gabriele's, on 3rd near E St.

Edited: 03 August 2010, 04:44
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